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Hot Takes from Tuesday’s Primaries with Blogger Howie Klein of DownWithTyranny

Hot Picks from Tuesday’s Primaries with Blogger Howie Klein of DownWithTyranny

May 16, 2018

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is trying to discredit progressive candidates during this primary season, framing establishment candidates as moderates and progressives as “far left,” with the media’s cooperation, says Howie Klein of DownWithTyrannyblogspot.com

Is the Keystone XL Pipeline a Done Deal?

November 26, 2017

Anti-Keystone XL activists “have come to call this project the ‘Zombie Pipeline’; it just keeps coming back from the dead,” says Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network. But pipeline opponents still have reason for cautious optimism

U.S. Pipelines Spill 9,000 Gallons of Dangerous Chemicals a Day

August 10, 2017

Leading anti-pipeline campaigner Diana Best discusses hearings in Nebraska that may mark Keystone XL’s last stand and a new Greenpeace warning that four proposed Tar Sands oil pipelines threaten water resources

Dakota Access Plipeline Protests

March 27, 2017
Retired school teacher and farmer Art Tanderup says he and nearly a hundred other landowners are pushing the Public Service Commission in Nebraska to deny permits for the pipeline

Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

October 20, 2013
In the final episode of this series of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, historian Peter Kuznick analyzes the core idea of American exceptionalism, that US military power creates world order

Scientists Warn Arctic Methane Release Would Cost $60 Trillion

August 12, 2013

Patrick Bond: Financial and environmental cost of Arctic methane release looms, as world leaders’ promises to payback carbon debt go unfunded

Actual US Poverty Twice Official Figure

May 28, 2013

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: According to official figures 15 percent of Americans live in poverty, real numbers are over 33 percent of Americans cannot meet basic needs

Social Security Reform

April 11, 2013
Teresa Ghilarducci: The whole 401K structure has a fatal flaw and older workers are going into retirement with not enough money to maintain their living standards

Sequestration – Fourth Austerity Shoe Drops

March 4, 2013

Bill Black: Both parties have conspired to bring us a disaster; Obama’s sequestration plan gives cuts without blame

Obama and GOP Shared Austerity Vision Will Deepen Recession

March 1, 2013

Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: The massive sequester cuts to government spending are a disaster – what’s needed is a wage led recovery